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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@gmail.com>
Cc: Linux LED Subsystem <linux-leds@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>,
	Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>,
	Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>, Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>,
	Pavel Machek <pavel@denx.de>
Subject: Re: LED subsystem lagging maintenance
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 12:36:05 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YQEzFYPWVdZFqLVC@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHp75VeWKgyz32scczN0c+iJwGZXVP42g0NG0oXrdJ34GyHB8w@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 01:26:20PM +0300, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> I have noticed that in the last couple of cycles the LED subsystem is
> a bit laggish in terms of maintenance (*). I think it's time that
> someone can help Pavel to sort things out.
> 
> In any case, I wonder if we have any kind of procedure for what to do
> in such cases. Do we need to assume that the subsystem is in a
> (pre-)orphaned state? If so, who is the best to take care of patch
> flow?

What outstanding patches have not been handled?  Have you talked to
Pavel about this?

> *) e.g. I have a series against a few drivers in LED with actual fixes
> and it is missed v5.13 (okay, that time Pavel had comments which I
> have addressed at ~rc7 time frame), missed v5.14 and seems on the
> curve to miss v5.15.

If you address something at -rc7 you should not expect the changes to be
merged in time for the next release, what would you do if you were on
the other end?

> P.S. I Cc'ed lately active, AFAICS, in that area people + Greg for his opinion.

I think that Pavel should be the one asking for help here if he needs
it.

greg k-h

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-07-28 10:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-28 10:26 Andy Shevchenko
2021-07-28 10:35 ` Pavel Machek
2021-07-28 10:44   ` Hans de Goede
2021-08-03 21:58     ` Pavel Machek
2021-08-04  7:29       ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-08-04  7:36         ` Pavel Machek
2021-07-28 11:07   ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-07-28 11:17     ` Pavel Machek
2021-07-28 11:31       ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-07-28 10:36 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2021-07-28 11:11   ` Andy Shevchenko

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